"If [an] athlete is serious about getting considerably stronger, he needs to incorporate at least one explosive exercise into his routine. And more is even better." - Bill Starr

The barbell lifts include both power lifting and olympic lifting and greatly emphasize the strength, power, and speed aspects (among others) of CrossFit's ten general physical skills.  Proven competency in each of these lifts is a good indication of overall strength and explosiveness.

[ 6 Months | 1 Year | All Time ]
Lift Date Result From Workout
Deadlift April 17, 2020 1 rep @ 400 lbs Deadlift : 1 Rep Max
Back Squat April 17, 2020 1 rep @ 345 lbs Back Squat : 1 Rep Max
Front Squat April 06, 2020 1 rep @ 190 lbs 10 times Every 1 min for 10 mins: Front Squats and Back Squats
Overhead Squat NA NA NA
Thruster April 27, 2020 10 reps @ 95 lbs 10 times Coe
Shoulder Press April 06, 2020 4 reps @ 175 lbs Shoulder Press 4x4
Push Press April 20, 2020 5 reps @ 195 lbs Push Press 5-5
Push Jerk NA NA NA
Snatch NA NA NA
Clean NA NA NA
Clean & Jerk NA NA NA
Bench Press April 26, 2020 5 reps @ 240 lbs 3 times 3x RFT: Bench Press, Strict Pull-ups, Bench Press, and 7 more

CrossFit Journal Articles

Read more about The Lifts.

The Burgener Warmup -Mike Burgener
The Stance -Mike Burgener
Clean and Jerk -Mike Burgener
The High Hang Snatch -Mike Burgener
Reviewing The Snatch -Mike Burgener
Receiving The Bar -Mike Burgener
Snatch Grip Position -Mike Burgener